Arizona State University, School of Politics and Global Studies

Position ID:ASU-SPGS-ASSTPROFPOLPSY [#12501, 12631]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Location:Tempe, Arizona 85287-3902, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / political psychology
Appl Deadline:2018/12/10help popup finished (2018/10/22, finished 2019/02/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Assistant Professor (Job#12631) School of Politics and Global Studies Arizona State University The School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University (Tempe) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor beginning August 2019. We are interested in candidates whose research and teaching focus is on political psychology, broadly defined. Candidates with expertise in the intersection of politics and psychology from any subfield of political science or from other disciplines, such as psychology, are encouraged to apply. We are open with respect to theoretical orientation, substantive focus, and methodological approaches. Position duties include teaching courses in political psychology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; advising and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students; developing an active research agenda; and providing service to the department, college, and university. In particular, we see this position contributing to the development of a new online MA in Political Psychology in conjunction with the Department of Psychology. Minimum Qualifications: candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Political Science or related discipline by time of appointment; have published in refereed outlets; evidence of promise in and commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, including online delivery. Desired qualifications: demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities; the ability to teach advanced statistical methods, particularly at the graduate level; a clear record of publishing in top journals and/or top university presses, demonstrated potential to establish a strong, externally-funded research program. The application deadline is December 10, 2018; if not filled, then every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A complete application must include the following: a letter of application stating qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests; a complete curriculum vita; a writing sample, and contact information for three references. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree completed by August 1, 2019. All application materials must be received by the deadline and sent to We will not accept any mailed applicant material, including reference letters; this is an online, paperless search. A background check is required for employment. Please contact Richard Herrera,, if you have any questions about the search. The School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) values interdisciplinary scholarship, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to affiliate and collaborate with other departments, schools and centers at Arizona State University. Candidates who can make use of our experimental laboratories are particularly encouraged to apply. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at and

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School of Politics and Global Studies
PO Box 873902
Tempe, AZ 85287-3902

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